Claire Danes Opens On Broadway To Mixed Reviews

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Actress Claire Danes admitted it was a challenge to master a cockney accent for her Broadway debut, but winning over critics with her role in a play that inspired the musical "My Fair Lady" has proved more difficult.

Danes' performance as Eliza Doolittle in George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion," opposite Tony Award-winning actor Jefferson Mays as Henry Higgins, received mixed reviews on Friday.

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